Cloud computing the way of the future #cloud #cloudcomputing

SINGAPORE: Global trends suggest cloud computing will pave the road to the future the next phase of growth for enterprises. This was the highlight of Cloud Expo Asia 2014 which kicked off yesterday, focusing on cloud computing which is quickly gaining traction. IDA Singapore’s assistant chief executive Khoong Hock Yun highlighted that every year, cloud computing continues to gain momentum as more companies grasp the nimble, versatile and flexible nature of the cloud.

http://www.theborneopost.com/2014/10/30/cloud-computing-the-way-of-the-future/

ASOCIO ICT Summit to focus on agriculture restructuring

The event, the biggest of its kind in Asia-Pacific, will offer a good chance to Vietnam to learn from international experience in creating new agricultural and rural development models, thus bringing about a socio-economic facelift, said Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA). More than 700 delegates from 22 economies in the region are expected to participate in the event to discuss visions and strategies to use IT as a pedal for socio-economic development, towards the building of a dynamic, creative and civilised Asia-Pacific community.

http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/science-it/114172/asocio-ict-summit-to-focus-on-agriculture-restructuring.html

Acer to host first cloud partner forum in Taipei

TAIPEI — Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) is inviting partners to its first cloud forum in Taipei on Wednesday to discuss the opportunities presented by its cloud strategy and Internet of Things (IoT, 物聯網) technology. In sharing the latest developments of Acer’s Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) strategy and its future direction, Acer is calling on potential partners to join the BYOC alliance to create value and share the rewards of the future, the New Taipei-based company said Monday in a statement.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/company-focus/2014/10/14/419397/Acer-to.htm

Music, technology and gaming at Cyberjaya festival

Cyberjaya Creative Playground (#CJPlayground) is a three-day festival that brings together an international panel forum featuring technologists and entrepreneurs, gaming and live music by OAG, An Honest Mistake and others. The Cyberjaya Creative Playground, #CJPlayground will take place from Nov 14 to Nov 16 2014 at the Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology and Multimedia University (MMU) and will be hosted by Cyberview Sdn Bhd.

http://www.thestar.com.my/Tech/Tech-News/2014/10/11/Cyberjaya-Creative-Playground-festival-brings-together-music-technology-and-gaming/

Hitachi Hosts "Hitachi Innovation Forum 2014 Singapore"

Tokyo, Oct 9, 2014 – (JCN Newswire) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that it will host the “Hitachi Innovation Forum 2014 Singapore,” on 19 November at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Themed “SOCIAL INNOVATION – IT’S OUR FUTURE Empowering Business and Society with information”, the forum aims to showcase Hitachi’s Social Innovation Business in the global market. Featuring conferences, seminars and exhibitions, Hitachi Group will introduce its advanced and cutting-edge business models, solutions, products, services and technologies in the fields of finance, industry, healthcare, transportation, water treatment and energy.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3206229

Over 60 Indian companies to take part in Dubai IT event

DUBAI: Over 60 Indian IT companies are set to participate in one of UAE’s biggest industrial event where they would display innovative ICT products and services and cyber security solutions amid growing Indian exports of electronic goods to the region.  The GITEX exhibition would be held here from October 12 to 16. In the previous exhibition, the participating Indian companies have bagged significant businesses, forged joint ventures and marketing tie ups with the buyers visiting the GITEX exhibition, the Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC), which is facilitating the Indian companies, said.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/ites/over-60-indian-companies-to-take-part-in-dubai-it-event/articleshow/44207999.cms

Why Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella and Jeff Bezos are banking on Digital India

Mumbai: Digital India is proving to be a magnet for global technology companies, a point driven home by the visits of three global executives to the country in September alone—a month that also sees manifold increases in the pre-Diwali offline and online sales pitches for electronic gadgets that Indians love to buy. On 15 September, Sundar Pichai, senior vice-president at Google Inc. A couple of weeks later, Jeff Bezos, president, chief executive and chairman of the board of the world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com Inc. This was followed by the visit of Satya Nadella, chief executive of Microsoft Corp.

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/NP9YTK9qt04BsbsPYteESP/Why-Sundar-Pichai-Satya-Nadella-and-Jeff-Bezos-are-banking.html

Information, communications technology summit held in Laos

VIENTIANE, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) — The 2014 Lao ICT Summit has been held here in the capital, attended by the nation’s telecommunications operators and representatives from the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, Thursday. “New mobile technologies are profoundly changing the way we live and work,” said deputy Minister of the Lao Ministry of Telecommunications and Post Thansamay Kommsith in his speech at the summit’s opening ceremony.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140925/information-communications-technology-summit-held-laos

Personal data protection to become top priority

Since the advent of “Celebgate”, the term created to denote the recent cyber attack on Apple’s iCloud cloud computing service, debate regarding personal privacy protection has once again turned into an Internet meme. In the midst of the discussion for personal data security, the 2014 China Internet Security Conference (ISC 2014), an annual summit in the Asia Pacific information security field, was held on Wednesday at the Beijing National Convention Center.

http://www.ecns.cn/business/2014/09-25/136123.shtml

D2 Technologies to Showcase VoLTE and Video Calls at LTE Asia Summit

SINGAPORE and SANTA BARBARA, CA — (Marketwired) — 09/23/14 — LTE Asia Summit — D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that it will showcase an implementation of the GSMA’s Network 2020 “green button promise” truly native IP-based communication experience providing native VoLTE calls, video-based calling and Rich Communication Services (RCS). D2 will showcase its mCUE 4G embedded IMS client, which is integrated in the handset device, during the LTE Asia Summit, which kicks off today.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3195712

Sony Reveals Full Game Lineup for Tokyo Game Show 2014

Sony has just announced its full lineup of games set to make an appearance at this year’s highly anticipated Tokyo Game Show. Organized by Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) along with Nikkei BP, this year’s show will be held at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. The show opens on September 18 but will be open to the public on September 20.

http://www.chinatopix.com/articles/9257/20140909/sony-reveals-full-game-lineup-for-tokyo-game-show-2014.htm

Highlights from day 1 morning sessions at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

Startup Asia has landed in the Land of the Rising Sun! Our inaugural event in Tokyo kicked off with a welcome address by Andrew Wang, Tech in Asia’s head of Japan. He expressed the team’s dedication to covering the domestic ecosystem and assured the audience that our first local event is definitely not the last.  Namba-san opened her keynote speech by talking about DeNA’s roots – as an auction company. After Yahoo Japan entered the market, she was forced to change her game plan, which eventually landed on mobile gaming.

http://www.techinasia.com/startup-asia-tokyo-2014-day-1-morning-session-highlights/

Semiconductor industry on display at SEMICON

TAIPEI, Taiwan — On course to enjoy the largest growth in regional semiconductor manufacturing equipment and materials capital expenditures for 2014-15, Taiwan will bring this investment energy into focus on Sept. 3-5 at SEMICON Taiwan 2014. SEMICON Taiwan 2014 is expected to be the largest ever in its 19-year history, featuring 1,340 booths and reaching over 40,000 attendees and exhibitors at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall (南港展覽館).

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/09/03/416340/Semiconductor-industry.htm

Huawei hosts global power industry summit

Huawei hosted its second Global Power Industry Summit in Brisbane, Australia, this week. The event was held on August 21 to 22, 2014 and saw worldwide participation from power companies, industry organizations, and the academic community. These professionals gathered at a place to share insights and best practices on building connected smart grids and explore upcoming trends in the power industry. Huawei’s summit was themed “Innovative ICT Empowers Better Connected Smart Grids,” and included several keynote presentations and roundtable sessions.

http://mis-asia.com/resource/industries/huawei-hosts-global-power-industry-summit/

India needs technological and social innovations: TCS Vice- Chairman S Ramadorai

HYDERABAD: India needs to unleash technological and social innovations that can usher in a new developmental model the world has not seen before, TCSBSE 0.07 % Vice- Chairman S Ramadorai said today.  “We need technological and social innovations that can show the way to a new developmental model, a model where cutting-edge technologies power our quest to understand the outer space and at the same time high-end but low cost technologies help solve simple everyday problems,” he said.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/ites/india-needs-technological-and-social-innovations-tcs-vice-chairman-s-ramadorai/articleshow/40317422.cms

Digital summit to address 4G content applications

TAIPEI — The Taipei International Digital Content Summit is to be held Sept. 10-11, with a main focus on fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband applications in the digital content industry. Featuring the topic “Always and Everywhere,” this year’s summit will include an international forum, one-on-one business meetings, app section and special demonstrations, according to the Taipei Computer Association (TCA), one of the organizers.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/08/04/413997/Digital-summit.htm

PlayStation and Xbox butt heads at Hong Kong games fair

HONG KONG: Fans dressed as Transformers, Iron Man and Jedi knights were among thousands at the first day of Hong Kong’s comic and games expo Friday, where Xbox and PlayStation went head-to-head with their new consoles. The Ani-Com show at the city’s harbourside convention centre is one of the biggest of its kind in Asia and was packed with teenagers, many of them in coloured wigs and costumes mimicking their favourite Japanese comic book heroes.

http://www.thestar.com.my/Tech/Tech-News/2014/07/25/PlayStation-and-Xbox-butt-heads-at-Hong-Kong-games-fair/

CEA Announces International CES Asia to Serve as Premier Asian Event

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced it will produce the 2015 International CES Asia scheduled to run May 25-27 in Shanghai, China. This inaugural event will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) and will draw global businesses to showcase the latest products and technologies entering the Asian marketplace. CEA is co-organizing the event with Intex Shanghai Co., Ltd., a prominent producer of international tradeshows in China.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3123595

Communications Expo Held in Macao

A massive IT exhibition has been held in Macau. This year’s Macau Communication Expo has played host to over 70 companies from various parts of Asia. Ma Zhiguang headed the expo’s prep-committee. “Communication technology now plays a more and more important role in Macau’s economy, accounting for a higher proportion of the economy. With multiple large-scale entertainment projects in use by 2016, Macau’s economy is going to hit new heights. To plan ahead, Macau needs to advance its 4G technology, wifi and fiber optics. The SAR also needs a new data center and better cloud-computing. This will make Macao a real digital city, and will provide high-quality services for both locals and tourists in Macau.” Over 170-booths had displays at this weekend’s event in Macau.

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2014/06/30/2982s833842.htm

Envision a Better Connected World: Huawei to Attend the Mobile Asia Expo 2014

[Shanghai, China, June 11, 2014] Huawei, a leading global information and communications (ICT) solutions provider, will appear at the Mobile Asia Expo 2014, acting as a gold sponsor for the event and participating as a speaker at the GSMA Mobile Forum. The Expo, held in Shanghai for the past three consecutive years, will enable Huawei to further demonstrate its commitment to promoting the development of the global mobile ecosystem.

http://www.fiercewireless.com/tech/press-releases/envision-better-connected-world-huawei-attend-mobile-asia-expo-2014